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Navigating COVID-19 Aid and Avoiding Predatory Lending for AAPI Small Business

About this event

Join U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity-Office of Minority Economic Empowerment, Illinois Attorney General and Small Business Majority to learn about the small business provisions in the federal American Rescue Plan and how to navigate safe and responsible funding sources during pandemic recovery.

Asian American small business owners are invited to:

  • Hear how Congress is supporting small businesses' economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Learn how to navigate and access responsible funding, especially for local neighborhood businesses located in Chinatowns, Little India corridors, Filipinotowns, Little Saigons, Koreatowns and more
  • Recognize predatory lending practices and how to find recourse
  • Receive information on resources for Asian American small business owners during COVID-19
  • Engage in an interactive Q&A session

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    Thomas James Senior Assistant Attorney General @ Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Consumer Fraud Bureau

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    Small Business Majority

    Small Business Majority is a national small business advocacy organization, founded and run by small business owners to ensure America's entrepreneurs are a key part of a thriving and inclusive economy.

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    Tammy Duckworth Senator @ United States Congress

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    Vanessa Uribe Deputy Director @ Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Office of Minority Economic Empoowerment

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    Abbey Eusebio AAPI Community Liaiason @ Attorney General of Illinois

  • Guest speaker
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    Geri Aglipay Director, Midwest Region @ Small Business Majority

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    Sylvia Garcia Acting Director @ Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Small Business Majority

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